Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) newfs on Meta Device Fails with "newfs: /dev/md/rdsk/dxx last mounted as <mount_point>" (Doc ID 2005595.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 9 9/05 HW U9 to 11.2 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

On a server/system with SVM (Solaris Volume Manager) the wrong metadevice  is identified when trying to 'newfs' a newly created soft partition:

 

Cause

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